Biochemical Engineering

CHEMENG150

Stanford School of Engineering

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Description

Combine essential chemical engineering concepts and biological principles to address the needs of the biotech industry. The production of protein pharmaceuticals will be used as a paradigm to investigate recombinant DNA technology, synthetic biology and metabolic engineering. Develop processes and effective solutions to navigate biobusiness and regulatory issues.

Prerequisites

CHEMENG181 or BIOSCI41 or equivalent

Topics include

  • Quantitative biochemistry and cellular physiology
  • Elemental stoichiometry of metabolism
  • Fermentation development and control
  • Product isolation and purification
  • Protein folding and formulation